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Christmas gifts for Dad 2021

If you’re thinking about getting your dad another pair of socks for Christmas, think again.

It’s time for you to avoid yet another Christmas where you search madly to find a last-minute gift to put in your dad’s stocking. Finder is here to make life much easier, with a pre-selected range of Christmas gifts for dad that you can purchase online in less time than it takes to boil the jug.

In this guide, you’ll find gift suggestions for every type of dad. And if you can’t see anything you think he’ll fancy, check out our favourite stores to buy presents for dad and our handy shopping tips.



Top Christmas gifts for Dad he’ll appreciate more than socks

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Gentlemen's Hardware: Beard Survival Kit

TheMarket

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Ted Baker Men's Manicure Kit - Ted's World

The Hut

The Bumper book for the Loo by Mitchell Symons
The Bumper book for the Loo by Mitchell Symons

Catch

National Geographic magazine subscription
National Geographic magazine subscription

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How to choose the best Christmas presents for dad

A love of cheesy jokes and and an often-expanding middle are the hallmarks of most (but not all) dads – but they’re all different. No matter what your dad’s style, taste, interests or lifestyle, avoid getting a clunker of a gift by following these simple rules:

  • Avoid the best-dad-sock trap: There’s no end of socks, t-shirts and coffee cups that proclaim how your dad is the world’s number one. You probably think so, but most dads are probably well over the time when they’ll find that cute. Or even particularly useful.
  • Think parallel to his interests: It’s easy if dad drops a few not-so-subtle hints about what he’d really like, but what do you do if he’s keeping quiet? Look at his hobbies, and search around for the kinds of things he’d like but is unlikely to buy himself. You don’t have to break the bank doing so either – a fancy new fishing rod might delight him just as much as a yacht. OK, maybe not, but you know what we mean.
  • Challenge dad: Your dad probably told you that you never stop learning all your life, but this is advice that also applies to dads. Get him a present that challenges his thinking, teaches him a new skill or lets him expand his existing skills.

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